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Another Worldwide Ransomware Attack in Progress

There is a new ransomware attack in progress worldwide. Similar to the recent Wannacry attack, it started in Europe/Russia and has made its way to the US. Merck has been infected and DLA Piper has shut down parts of its IT infrastructure as a result of an infection there. Please exercise caution when clicking on links or attachments in email messages. Be suspicious of attachments or links in emails that you are not expecting. If you have any question, call the sender to confirm that it is legitimate.

You can find more information about the attack here.

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